IT’S been a packed week for lovers of contemporary music this week with the town buzzing with concerts, workshops, installations and all manner of other events.
As the festival approaches its final performances this weekend, here’s a run down of what to expect in the next two days.
Tonight: Lawrence Batley Theatre (7.30pm) Berlin artists Ensemble Mosaik make their UK debut at the festival with a programme of world premieres.
The Blending Shed, Bates Mill (10pm) Mimeo in a performance of Sight, a project inspired by stories of American painter, Cy Twombly who painted blindfolded.
Tomorrow: St Paul’s Hall (1pm) Pianist Nicolas Hodges plays the work of composer and musician Walter Zimmerman.
Lawrence Batley Theatre (3pm) Dutch Ensemble Mae will play work by the festival’s composer in residence, Yannis Kyriakides.
Huddersfield Open Market (10am-11.30am) Making Vegetable Instruments.
The Blending Shed, Bates Mill (6pm) Vienna Vegetable Orchestra and US sound poet Charles Amirkhanian.
The Blending Shed, Bates Mill (9.30pm), Cut and Splice Four Course Feast.
St Paul’s Hall (7.30pm) Arditti Quartet and Fred Frith.
Sunday: Students’ Union, Huddersfield (11am) Performance from the festival’s young improvisation and performance ensemble.
St Paul’s Hall (1pm) Smith Quartet with a programme which includes a world and a UK premiere.
Lawrence Batley Theatre (3pm) Bassist and composer Simon Fell with a newly commissioned large scale piece for a 17 piece ensemble.
The Blending Shed, Bates Mill (6pm) Concert pianist and visual artist Tomoko Mukaiyama working with Dutch fashion designers Niels Klavers and Astrid van Engelen.
St Paul’s Hall (9pm) Norwegian accordionist Frode Haltli plays Passing Images.